Shelter is one among the most important requirements of our existence. From ancient times, architecture has been playing an integral role in the lives of human beings. Many historical societies is still remembered and studied, following the structures left behind. The work of an architect affects our daily lives in many ways. With growing complexity, population, environmental concerns, architecture is emerging as a bright career in various fields which are as follows:
- Interior design,
- Civil engineering,
- Building construction,
- Urban and industrial planning.
In India there are many architecture schools and colleges offering different degree programs depending upon the area of interest of the student. Majority of the architecture institutes are part of the engineering colleges in India. The architecture program is for a minimum period of five academic years. Candidates with an aggregate of more than 50% marks are eligible to apply. They also need to seat for the NATA (National Architectural Ability Test) eligibility test Students have the opportunity to pursue post graduate program in architecture after their completion of graduation.
It is necessary for every student of architecture to to get themselves licensed before becoming architects. The candidates need to qualify at the Architect Registration Examination (ARE). Further, apart from an architecture degree from a recognized school, a three years internship is also required.
Here is a list of some of the finest architecture colleges of India, which would help you in choosing the top most and best architecture institutes.
Last Updated on : 2/05/2013
- SCHOOL OF PLANNING & ARCHITECTURE
4-Block B, Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi-110002
- CHANDIGARH COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE
Sector 12, Chandigarh -160012
Ph:745531 Fax: 746260
- SIR J.J.COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE
78/3 D.N. Road, Mumbai -400001
- BENGAL ENGINEERING COLLEGE
P.O.Botanical Garden Shibpur, Howrah 3,
West Bengal. Tel:6684561/2/3
- JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY
Jadavpur, Kolkata -700032
- TVB SCHOOL OF HABITAT STUDIES
Behind Sector D, Pocket-2, Vasant Kunj,
- CENTRE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING & TECHNOLOGY
Kasturbhai Laalbhai Campus, Navarangpura,
Ahmedabad -380009 Tel:91-79-6302470
- RAI UNIVERSITY RAIPUR
A-41, MCIE, Mathura Road, New Delhi-110044
Tel:(011) 51560000/ 70000, 26959000
Mobile: (011) 32740932/7/8/9